2013-14 University Calendar
Kwantlen Polytechnic University Calendar  2013-14  Course Descriptions  ABTY  Applied Business Technology

Applied Business Technology (ABTY)

This is a list of the Applied Business Technology (ABTY) courses available at KPU.

ABTY 1141 CR-3

Keyboarding and Introductory Word Processing

Students will develop touch control of the keyboard and correct keyboarding techniques. They will be introduced to Windows and the Internet and they will learn basic word processing features and basic file management.

ABTY 2110 CR-3

Administrative Management

Students will become familiar with the core concepts necessary to assume the role of an office manager or executive assistant. They will learn key supervisory, organizational, supporting, and management skills.

ABTY 2120 CR-3

Project Management

Students will learn the fundamentals of project management skills to track progress, share information, and close a project. They will examine the planning, creation, and development of a project, and will apply the concepts learned to complete a project using Microsoft Project.

Prerequisites: ABTY 1135, or CBSY 1105, or 1205

ABTY 2130 CR-3

Advanced Writing Skills

Students will learn advanced written and oral communication skills. They will use advanced writing skills to develop e-mails, letters, memos, reports, and proposals and oral skills to make formal presentations. Students will also develop note-taking skills, using the ABC Stenoscript method.

Prerequisites: ABTY 1155

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2013

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